The allegations against comedian Paul Mooney and the claims that he sexually violated Richard Pryor’s son, Richard Pryor Jr. seem to be growing legs.
From the accounts of Pryor’s former bodyguard, to his stepmother Jennifer Pryor, it was hard to determine how old Pryor Jr. was at the time of the violation. Kahn said he was a little boy, while his stepmother said it happened in the eighties, when he would have been of age to consent to a sexual relationship.
Since the story came out and Mooney denied the allegations, TMZ caught up with Pryor Jr. Who offered a bit more information about all of it. See what he had to say in the transcript and video below.
TMZ: Is there any truth that you and Paul Mooney had a sexual relationship with Paul Mooney?
Richard Pryor Jr.: Well whatever happened in my life, it happened when I was young. way before the eighties.
TMZ: Was it a consensual relationship?
RPJ: How could any relationship be consensual if I was a teenager? No.
TMZ: Paul Mooney’s denied the claims. Do you have anything you want to say to him?
RPJ: I really have nothing to say about the situation.
TMZ: Were you aware of the alleged hit your father put out on Paul Mooney?
RPJ: Uh…no. I’m done. Thank you.
You can watch the brief and impromptu interview in the video below.